Charlotte, N.C. – The Big South Conference announced the 2018-19 Big South All-Conference selections as voted on by the head coaches. Junior Kacie Hall was named All-Big South Honorable Mention for the second consecutive year as well as to the All-Academic Team.

 

Hall finished her junior year having played a league-leading average of 36.1 minutes across 29 games, including 28 starts, and leading the Big South with a three-point field goal percentage of .426. On December 21, Hall tied a program-record with 30 points in a road win at College of Charleston. Then, on February 5, she went 7-of-9 from distance at Hampton to tie a program record with seven made threes. Other career numbers for the guard include a team-high 13.4 points, 2.8 rebounds, 3.2 assists and 1.5 steals per game. She scored in double-figures for a program-best 17 consecutive games and in 23-of-29. Hall was among the top of the Big South with three +20-point games, one +25-point game and one 30-point game.

 

The South Webster, Ohio, native is a middle school education major who earned Big South All-Academic honors for the first time.

 

2018-19 WOMEN’S BASKETBALL ALL-CONFERENCE

 

First-Team All-Conference

Ashley Bates, G, Jr., Hampton

Destinee Walker, G/F, Sr., Radford

Emma Bockrath, G, Sr., High Point

Carley Plentovich, G, Jr., Gardner-Webb

Lydia Rivers, F, R-Jr., Radford

 

Second-Team All-Conference

Laren VanArsdale, G, Fr., Hampton

Senora Dengokl, G, R-Jr., UNC Asheville

Sydney Nunley, C, R-Jr., Radford

Khiana Johnson, G, Jr., Radford

Dayna Rouse, F, Jr., Longwood

 

Honorable Mention All-Conference

Jessica Wall, G, Sr., UNC Asheville

Kacie Hall, G, Jr., Presbyterian College

Kaylah Lupoe, F, Sr., Hampton

Hayley Barber, G, Jr., Campbell

Shea Morgan, F, Sr., High Point

 

All-Freshman Team

Laren VanArsdale, G, Fr., Hampton

Lauren Carter, G, Fr., Campbell

Kem Nwabudu, F, Fr., Winthrop

Shy Tuelle, G, Fr., Campbell

Jhessyka Williams, G, Fr., Gardner-Webb

 

All-Academic Team

Hayley Barber, G, Jr., Campbell

Anna Webster, G, Jr., Charleston Southern

Carley Plentovich, G, Jr., Gardner-Webb

Mahaley Holit, G, Soph., Hampton

Lindsey Edwards, G, Sr., High Point

Stephanie Guihon, G, Soph., Longwood

Kacie Hall, G, Jr., Presbyterian

Jen Falconer, G, R-Jr., Radford

Brooke Jordan-Brown, C, Jr., UNC Asheville

Riley Popplewell, C, Jr., USC Upstate

Miquela Santoro, G, Jr., Winthrop

 

Player of the Year

Ashley Bates, G, Jr., Hampton

 

Freshman of the Year

Laren VanArsdale, G, Fr., Hampton

 

Defensive Player of the Year

Ashley Bates, G, Jr., Hampton

 

Coach of the Year

Mike McGuire, Radford

 

Scholar-Athlete of the Year

Riley Popplewell, C, Jr., USC Upstate